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Rebuilding The Renaissance

By Rocky Ruggiero

This podcast will explore the development of the art, architecture, culture and history in Italy, from ancient Roman times through the Renaissance. Listeners will develop an understanding of Italy’s role in the development of Western civilization and an ability to appreciate and understand works of art in their historical context.

  1. 1.
    Episode 93 - Florence: The Medici Dynasty10/28/2020
    30:05
  2. 2.
    Episode 92 - Florence: Last Supper by Andrea del Castagno (Sant'Apollonia)10/21/2020
    27:28
  3. 3.
    Episode 91 - Florence: Convent of San Marco - Part II10/14/2020
    29:25
  4. 4.
    Episode 90: Florence - The Convent of San Marco - Part I10/07/2020
    34:29
  5. 5.
    Episode 89: Answers To Open Questions - Part V09/30/2020
    27:38
  6. 6.
    Episode 88 - Florence: Donatello's Bronze "David" Part II09/23/2020
    24:06
  7. 7.
    Episode 87 - Florence: Donatello's Bronze "David" Part I09/16/2020
    18:06
  8. 8.
    Episode 86: An Interview with Temple St. Clair - Part II09/09/2020
    30:23
  1. 9.
    Episode 85: An Interview with Temple St. Clair - Part I09/02/2020
    19:51
  2. 10.
    Episode 84 - Florence: The Gates of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti - Part II08/26/2020
    28:26
  3. 11.
    Episode 83: Florence - The Gates of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti - Part I08/19/2020
    25:26
  4. 12.
    Episode 82 - Florence: The Cantorie by Luca Della Robbia and Donatello (Cathedral Museum)08/12/2020
    23:51
  5. 13.
    Episode 81 - Florence: Holy Trinity by Masaccio - Part II08/05/2020
    33:35
  6. 14.
    Episode 80 - Florence: Holy Trinity by Masaccio07/29/2020
    23:00
  7. 15.
    Episode 79 - Florence: Brunelleschi's Dome Part II07/22/2020
    35:15
  8. 16.
    Episode 78: Florence - Brunelleschi's Dome Part I07/15/2020
    27:20
  9. 17.
    Episode 77: Answers to Open Questions - Part IV07/08/2020
    27:25
  10. 18.
    Episode 76: Florence - Brancacci Chapel Part II07/01/2020
    35:04
  11. 19.
    Episode 75: Florence: The Brancacci Chapel Part I06/24/2020
    24:24
  12. 20.
    Episode 74 - An Interview with Ross King - Part II06/17/2020
    23:11
  13. 21.
    Episode 73: An Interview with Ross King - Part I06/10/2020
    23:02
  14. 22.
    Episode 72 - Florence: Brunelleschi and the Basilica of San Lorenzo06/03/2020
    30:13
  15. 23.
    Episode 71 - Florence: Brunelleschi's Old Sacristy05/27/2020
    31:17
  16. 24.
    Episode 70 - Theory - Classical Architectural Vocabulary05/20/2020
    26:12
  17. 25.
    Episode 69 - 360° With Dr. Peter Weller - Part II05/13/2020
    22:01
  18. 26.
    Episode 68 - 360° With Dr. Peter Weller - Part I05/06/2020
    35:37
  19. 27.
    Episode 67 - Florence: Brunelleschi and the Hospital of the Innocents04/29/2020
    25:57
  20. 28.
    Episode 66 - Florence: Donatello's Crucifix and Prophet Statues (S. Croce/Museo Del Opera)04/22/2020
    26:53
  21. 29.
    Episode 65 - Venice: The Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge04/15/2020
    32:36
  22. 30.
    Episode 64 - Venice: Basilica of St. Mark and Doge's Palace04/08/2020
    32:14
  23. 31.
    Episode 63: Answers to Open Questions - Part III04/01/2020
    32:23
  24. 32.
    Episode 62 - Florence: Donatello's St. George (Bargello)03/25/2020
    28:15
  25. 33.
    Episode 61: Florence - Donatello's Marble "David" (Bargello)03/18/2020
    27:39
  26. 34.
    Episode 60: Florence - Cathedral Facade Sculptures03/11/2020
    29:48
  27. 35.
    Episode 59 - Venice: La Serenissma - The History of the Republic03/04/2020
    35:13
  28. 36.
    Episode 58 - Florence: Uffizi Gallery: International Gothic Style Paintings02/26/2020
    24:30
  29. 37.
    Episode 57: Florence - North Doors of Florence Baptistry02/19/2020
    28:32
  30. 38.
    Episode 56: Florence - Competition Panels (Bargello)02/12/2020
    31:50
  31. 39.
    Episode 55: Answers to Open Questions - Part II02/05/2020
    28:42
  32. 40.
    Episode 54: Florence: Santa Maria Novella - Strozzi Chapel01/29/2020
    27:59
  33. 41.
    Episode 53: Saints and Symbols01/22/2020
    31:38
  34. 42.
    Episode 52 - Siena: Cathedral Pulpit by Nicola Pisano01/15/2020
    25:42
  35. 43.
    Episode 51: Florence - Uffizi Gallery - Medieval Paintings01/08/2020
    28:25
  36. 44.
    Episode 50 - 50th Episode Celebration!12/31/2019
    32:08
  37. 45.
    Episode 49 - A Renaissance Christmas12/25/2019
    26:09
  38. 46.
    Episode 48: Florence - San Miniato al Monte12/18/2019
    25:13
  39. 47.
    Episode 47: Pisa - Baptistry Pulpit by Nicola Pisano12/11/2019
    27:53
  40. 48.
    Episode 46: Pisa - The Leaning Tower of Pisa12/04/2019
    32:44
  41. 49.
    Episode 45: Florence - The Baptistry Part II - Mosaics11/27/2019
    28:32
  42. 50.
    Episode 44: Florence - The Baptistry - Part I11/20/2019
    20:54
  43. 51.
    Episode 43: Answers To Open Questions - Part I11/13/2019
    24:54
  44. 52.
    Episode 42: Theory - Bronze Sculpture11/06/2019
    20:14
  45. 53.
    Episode 41 - Theory: Marble Sculpture10/30/2019
    20:52
  46. 54.
    Episode 40 – Florence: Statues at Orsanmichele10/23/2019
    37:37
  47. 55.
    Episode 39 – Florence: Orsanmichele10/16/2019
    24:38
  48. 56.
    Episode 38 – Florence: Ponte Vecchio and the Vasari Corridor10/09/2019
    24:32
  49. 57.
    Episode 37 - Florence: Santa Maria Novella - The Spanish Chapel - Part II10/02/2019
    32:40
  50. 58.
    Episode 36: Florence: Santa Maria Novella - The Spanish Chapel - Part I09/25/2019
    24:24
  51. 59.
    Episode 35: San Gimignano: Black Death Paintings in the Collegiata09/18/2019
    34:03
  52. 60.
    Episode 34: European History: The Black Death Part II09/11/2019
    19:35
  53. 61.
    Episode 33: European History: The Black Death Part I09/04/2019
    27:25
  54. 62.
    Episode 32: Padua - The Scrovegni Chapel Part 4: The Passion of Jesus Christ08/28/2019
    31:15
  55. 63.
    Episode 31: Padua - The Scrovegni Chapel Part 3: The Life and Mission of Jesus Christ08/21/2019
    31:23
  56. 64.
    Episode 30: Padua - The Scrovegni Chapel Part 2: The Last Judgement and the Life of the Virgin Mary08/14/2019
    30:50
  57. 65.
    Episode 29: Padua - The Scrovegni Chapel Part 1: History08/07/2019
    28:00
  58. 66.
    Episode 28: Florence – Florence Cathedral07/31/2019
    32:32
  59. 67.
    Episode 27: Siena – Palio07/24/2019
    21:41
  60. 68.
    Episode 26: Siena – The Allegory of Good and Bad Government07/17/2019
    30:47
  61. 69.
    Episode 25: Siena – The Day the Virgin Mary Got into Politics (Simone Martini's Maestà)07/10/2019
    16:31
  62. 70.
    Episode 24: Siena – The Palazzo Pubblico and Piazza del Campo07/03/2019
    21:19
  63. 71.
    Episode 23: Siena – City of the Virgin Mary (Battle of Montaperti/Duccio's Maestà)06/26/2019
    32:31
  64. 72.
    Episode 22: Siena - The Building of Siena Cathedral06/19/2019
    29:33
  65. 73.
    Episode 21: Siena - The Foundation Myth06/12/2019
    10:20
  66. 74.
    Episode 20: Theory - Put it in a Box - Defining the Periods in Western Art History06/05/2019
    22:09
  67. 75.
    Episode 19: Theory - Stick it on a Wall - The Art of Fresco Painting05/29/2019
    18:07
  68. 76.
    Episode 18: Florence - Giotto's Frescoes in Santa Croce05/22/2019
    27:04
  69. 77.
    Episode 17: Florence - Celebrity Tombs in Santa Croce05/15/2019
    21:34
  70. 78.
    Episode 16: Florence - The Basilica of Santa Croce05/08/2019
    20:56
  71. 79.
    Episode 15: Assisi - The Day the Earth Shook05/01/2019
    16:56
  72. 80.
    Episode 14: Assisi - The Basilica of San Francesco04/24/2019
    26:34
  73. 81.
    Episode 13: Assisi - St. Francis of Assisi - How A Little Man Changed The World04/17/2019
    30:48
  74. 82.
    Episode 12: Florence - Speaking Statues in Piazza della Signoria04/10/2019
    24:55
  75. 83.
    Episode 11: Florence - Palazzo Vecchio04/03/2019
    21:27
  76. 84.
    Episode 10: Florence - Out of Darkness03/27/2019
    19:16
  77. 85.
    Episode 9: Florence - Historical Origins03/20/2019
    30:11
  78. 86.
    Episode 8: Ravenna - The Byzantine Empire Strikes Back03/13/2019
    16:02
  79. 87.
    Episode 7: Rome - Constantine and Christianity03/06/2019
    24:24
  80. 88.
    Episode 6: Rome - The Pantheon02/27/2019
    25:45
  81. 89.
    Episode 5: Rome - Bread and Circus02/20/2019
    10:05
  82. 90.
    Episode 4: Rome - Blood Sport02/13/2019
    19:18
  83. 91.
    Episode 3: Rome - The Colosseum02/06/2019
    18:25
  84. 92.
    Episode 2: Rome - Julius Caesar and the Dawn of Empire01/30/2019
    22:51
  85. 93.
    Episode 1: Rome - The Foundation Myth01/23/2019
    17:40

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